Treaty 6 chiefs, residential school survivors call for mental health resources following papal visit

A panel of First Nations chiefs and residential school survivors spoke to media Thursday. Elder Gordon Burnstick from Alexander First Nation, Rod Alexis from Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation, Chief Tony Alexis from Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation, Treaty 6 First Nations Grand Chief George Arcand Jr., Ermineskin Cree Nation Chief Randy Ermineskin, Louis Bull Tribe Chief Desmond Bull and Alexander First Nation elder Victoria Arcand spoke at the event. (Jamie McCannel/CBC)

What Should Be Done to Fix Adolescent Mental Health?

“Every teenager I talk to knows social media isn’t real, but it is addictive, and it does have consequences. The most important thing someone can do is take breaks from social media and check in with people in real life for their reactions.”
– Ross Szabo, former Director of Outreach of the National Mental Health Awareness Campaign and founder of Human Power Project